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Furthur Live at Madison Square Garden on 2010-11-21

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Furthur Live at Madison Square Garden on 2010-11-21

by Furthur

Topics Audience, Z-Man

01 Tuning
02 Truckin' >
03 Cumberland Blues
04 Any Road
05 Cassidy (Oops) >
06 Viola Lee Blues
07 Cassidy >
08 Eyes Of The World >
09 So Many Roads >
10 Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad

Disc II 2nd Set

01 Tuning
02 Born Cross-Eyed >
03 The Wheel >
04 Weather Report Prelude >
05 Weather Report Suite Part I >
06 Time >
07 Let It Grow >

Disc III 2nd Set Con't

01 Unbroken Chain >
02 Morning Dew >
03 Playin' In The Band
04 Phil Donor Rap
05 Brokedown Palace

Collection Furthur
Band/Artist Furthur
Venue Madison Square Garden
Location New York City, NY

Source Schoeps CCM4V'S(din)>Lunatec V2>Benchmark AD2K> Sound Devices 722 (24/48)
Taped by Z-Man
Transferred by Z-Man


Source: Schoeps CCM4V'S(din)>Lunatec V2>Benchmark AD2K>
Sound Devices 722 (24/48)
BOB/DFC/KFC/ZFC/AARP Section 10 , Row A, Seat 9, 7' High
DSP: Sound Devices 722>Sound Forge 9.0>CD Wave>flac(16)


Reviewer: njpg - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 22, 2011
Subject: I actually like this one better than the official SBD.
Very good show, and a fantastic treat to hear these songs being done. The Weather Report/Time (Floyd!!!)/Let It Grow is terrific, and the Unbroken Chain is stunning. Nice to hear Viola and Cross-Eyed, even though the latter is as bad as it ever was before, worth a laugh.
Reviewer: StaggerLee1184 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, 2011
Subject: going furthur?
1st of all wow! Furthur killed it at MSG!..being there for sat night's jam-a-thon I was worried they couldnt bring it again for sunday nights show (silly me). The boys (and Sunshine) brought the house down!! And the crowd was into every minute!

1st set was great, a lot of variety and a 'roady' theme. 'Any Road' is a nice George tune, Viola rocked, So Many Roads nicely done, and GTDRFB always a favorite of mine.

2nd set with 'The Wheel', WRS then Floyds 'Time' had us all thinking no it...i think...yeaahhh 'ticking away, the moments that make up the dull day (whoooooo)!!'
Then another no way moment with 'Let It Grow' (I went nuts in my own little world, felt dumb, looked around, everyone was too)..finished up strong 'Chain'>'Dew'>'Playin' very nice. It was so loud b4 Phil came back out!

I will agree that Bobby's phrasing on 'Brokedown Palace' is awkward, but a fitting end to the show, run, and tour. This one was for us fans, and we ate it up.

Great quality recording, thanks for sharing. Looking forward to taking it even FURTHUR in 2011!!
Reviewer: ladybabe4 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 2, 2011
Subject: an aside...
one of my very good friends and i were discussing this show (she was there, i wasn't, but i was at the mind blower the night before)and she came to the conclusion that the set list has a theme...all of the songs are about moving on...forward...furthur...down the get the picture?...
Reviewer: - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 25, 2010
Subject: time
yea check out the outside lands shows in San Fran on August 14th 2010. The time was sick.
Reviewer: pyroza - - December 24, 2010
Subject: Time
Still have to listen, but to the reviewer below, they've done Time a couple times before. First was at New Years Eve 2009
Reviewer: msatzy - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 13, 2010
Subject: Roger Waters Tribute??
Wow this band just keeps amazing me. Pulling out Pink Floyd's "Time" shows mw that they are not only capable of playin any GD tune at any time...but any tune from anyone at any time!! Has anyone heard them play "Time" previously?? I am unaware of any other versions and this one sounds amazing!! Truly inspirational to hear and see this band play a repertoire of seemingly endless material...every show with at least one surprise! Thx so much to all the tapers who allow the rest of us to access and appreciate this bands depth.
Reviewer: Screaming Cheetah - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 10, 2010
Subject: Rising from the Dead
Whoa!!!! I can't believe my ears? Is this really happening? Is the magic coming back? Maybe I need to pinch myself really, really hard to see if this is a dream?

Nope. It's REAL! Very real. And has that gleaming and polished appeal. All those practice sessions in Marin. All those recent shows ...are finally beginning to show promise.
Reviewer: kungfuguru - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 7, 2010
They rocked the shit out of Viola Lee Blues and MSG for that matter. Bob and Phil were stellar and so was the rest of the band. They don't need two drummers with Russo behind the kit. The crowd was AMPED. I almost thought we were going to get a second encore with how energized the crowd still was after brokedown.

btw it was a fitting encore considering the Knicks had to cancel a game or two for asbestos that was falling from the ceiling
Reviewer: Evan S. Hunt - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 5, 2010
Subject: Pleasant All
Sorry, but when I hear shows like this all I ever wanna really know is if "Jerry comes out tonite."

"It" does, and, in time, so does John Kadlecik.

Bobby sounds strong. And Phil is Phil.

Drums and Keyboards are very well done,
and thus, duly captured. Beautiful, beautiful audience recording. Thank, you Z-man.

Prior to Born Cross Eyed the taper of this show adds his own historical stamp. Very cool! I like it!

Love even more the Weather Report Suites 1-2. Exceedingly cool! First time, other than DSO versions, heard a Phil & Bobby WRS since 1974. Yes! I am!

Excruciatingly cool.

Look, I ain't no fan of Phil's singing, but I figure if that's what he wants to do then I can either live with it, or not. Hearing him sing tugs at my heart in a strange sort of nostalgic way and it's plausible, and I say, "Yeah, I can accept that, I can live with Phil's singing." And then there of course he sings Unbroken Chain.

I can't live without that.

Morning Dew.

Ah, yes. Peace, at last.

Tears of joy. Playin' Reprise and A

Brokedown Palace.

Fhlood for taut.
Reviewer: GregAtlanta - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 3, 2010
Subject: Give a D...for this show?
I was not there, but I certainly have enjoyed listening to this show. The Viola is great, and I also think the Truckin', Cassidy and WRS 1 and 2 are exceptional. Everything is good. My appreciation to all involved. Not so many tapers this time...special thanks to the Z Man for coming through here.

Where I come from a 60 is a D. An 80 makes me wince, but a 60? Not so! Why the controversy? I am glad that MSG1 is not my boss.

Please click on the link, MSG1 has gone after Bob before. I see the point to an extent. I agree that a pro like Bob ought to get the lyrics right, but...I define bashing as holding some to a standard not applied to others, and that is what this is.

Anyone interested can Google lyrics flubs for the star of their choice. Bono? Susan Boyle? They all are caught making mistakes in public places.

One account for a guy who just sings...

"One of my faves happened during my last Stones show in Atlantic City on November 17, 2006.

During "She's So Cold" Mick sang:

'I think she was born in an ice cream cone!'"

Maybe this observer heard wrong, but these things happen to every talker and singer...maybe more to Bob--possibly the most traveled musician in history.

You do not need to look to Jerry for counter examples w/ the inevitable drug references. Whatever talent they bring to the stage, these performers are just human beings who mess up on occasion.

What a thrill to have been there! To see Bob and Furthur play a great show in MSG for a great price and then folks like me enjoy the show for weeks free...a D? A great show and so much entertainment and insight for 40 years...A+ is my honest assessment.
Reviewer: YaleGman - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 30, 2010
Subject: R U Kidding me?
I am a long term fan of the band clocking over 100 GD shows and now 2 Furtur shows. I was not fortunate enough to catch the MSG shows but caught the Baltimore show and Hampton prior and have listened to both MSG shows multiple times. The band seems to really be jelling with a twist on the classic Dead sound. I am very happy to hear Bobby and Phil bring back some of the old classics, Viola Lee at Hampton was awesome only to be outdone on night 2 at MSG. I understand some of the comments about Bobby singing some of the Jerry songs but I think we all have to come to an understanding that what Bobby and Phil are doing is incredible and needs to be respected,, with the resurrection of the Dead as Further, there remains a chance that this band will continue on for generations to come,,, and the Music truly Will Never Stop,, we as fans need to accept, respect, and enjoy the hell out of witnessing this incredible transformation and journey forward. See you at the show!
Reviewer: wicked stickies - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 29, 2010
Subject: BLUES!!
Reviewer: luvnadream - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 29, 2010
Subject: When Bobby Sings the Blues
I have to disagree with MSG81 100 and 10 percent. Bobby is awesome and, IMO, is a national treasure along with the Grateful Dead. I really never got the Bobby Bashing - he IS the Grateful Dead along with all the other guys and Donna. I've been jammin the dead since 1980, my first show.

BTW, I think the Brokedown is absolutely beautiful. On the other hand, the GDTRFB just does not cut it. But I'm partial to that song and Jerry just gave it something special that I have yet to hear again!
Reviewer: MSG81 - favoritefavoritefavorite - November 29, 2010
Subject: Sorry
This band has a lot to offer. Phil always delivers and is passionate about the music. Bob, on the other hand is a disaster and destroys many of the good things this band could be. Supporting players are fantastic and deserve better than Weir. His ridiculous attempt at Brokedown is sickening and IMO an insult to Jerry's memory. Again I apologize, and ask you to be honest with yourself when digesting my assessment.
Reviewer: RadioFlyer219 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 25, 2010
Subject: The best show I've ever seen live
I've been a avid deadhead since '77. Their (GD family) music has been the soundtrack of my life. I have to say, with all due respect, that was the most sublime night of music I've ever had.
Reviewer: de4dh34d420 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 25, 2010
Subject: AMAZING SHOW!!!!!
I agree buddy ... archive is the greatest thing for music ..changed my life haha
Reviewer: craze - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 25, 2010
Subject: Go Furthur!
That Viola Lee is sick!
Reviewer: - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 24, 2010
Subject: Exceeded High Expectations !
What a weekend for music in NYC! If We make it a 3 day weekend and include the allstar 'Another One For Woody' show @ Roseland . . .. It was the best three days of music in NYC that I can recall(IMHO).

The Saturday 11/20 show was superb. The band were up to the task of an incredibly high-energy crowd.

Furthur delivers again on Sunday 11/21 and perhaps exceeds the previous night magic. I knew they were playing Time on this Tour but this was the first time I heard it live. Brilliant!

The band surprises us in the first set with things that you would not expect until the second set. For example Eyes>GDTRFB. Chimenti's keys on both nights were tremendous.

Regarding John K: I thinks he fits in swimmingly well. He is a fine talent and serves the purpose of going further musically. I though Warren was great on the 2009 tour, by the way.

I am keeping my mail order envelopes ready for spring 2011!

Zman and to tapers everywhere: God Bless You!

I thank you very much for capturing it all.

P.S. Did anyone imagine a resource like Internet Archive emerging way back when? Beautiful place.
Reviewer: onboardsince67 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 24, 2010
Subject: Superb Evening!!
Thank you to Z-Man for a great job and getting this up so quickly. The Garden was electric, and I agree with previous posters noting the "up" mood and atmosphere - both band and audience.

Bobby was more animated than I've seen him in a while - a plus. And the boys were incredibly tight throughout. (Pink Floyd? No way! But it was!) I have a few thoughts on JK and am wondering if others might think the same. I know this is very subjective, but it seems to me that JK, while still sounding like Jerry on certain vocals and guitar parts, is really evolving into his own man. He works well with the rest of the boys, as he appears comfortable being himself and enjoying that comfort level with the audience and his bandmates. At the 11/21 show (didn't get to 11/20) I didn't think, "will he sound like JG on this tune." I appreciated JK's work, understanding that we no longer have Jerry, and there will never be anyone to "substitute" for Jerry, who, of course was unique and sublime. But we DO have JK, and in a nutshell, his music and his contributions to the GD "sound" are a delight. We come to terms, so many years later, with our loss, and we move on. Certainly, the music has moved on. It's different, but it works.... Anyway, those are my thoughts.

And another thought - about MSG. The music was phenomenal, and tight. The vocals, for the most part were excellent, but they were, at times, difficult to hear. The Garden PA system (again, in my opinion) sucked.

5 Stars. If I really counted the PA system in the tally, it might only be a 4.

Peace - and Happy Thanksgiving.
Reviewer: G. Ganter - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 24, 2010
Subject: Wow
One of the best shows I've ever seen---including Cape Cod 79, MSG 81, or Nassau 85. Full of surprises, energy, and open doorways to the universe. Viola Lee, Let It Grow, and The Dew really knocked my socks off. An old tradition is being reborn.
Reviewer: doberwolf - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 24, 2010
Subject: Impressive!
Having seen the previous evening's MEGA extravaganza, I was eager to see what they might do to attempt to top or at least equal it as I had originally planned to attend the Sunday show and switched to Saturday at the last minute.

I checked out the set lists posted elsewhere and was absolutely THRILLED that they chose to cover George's "Any Road" from his posthumous "Brainwashed" LP as it is one of my two favorite albums of the last decade, the other one being Bob's "Love and Theft"

The only other artist I have seen cover "Any Road" was George's close friend Joe Brown. I heard him do it shortly after the song's release in Dartford, East London (Mick & Keith's home town)

Anyone here know Joe?

As this was posted a very short time ago, I have yet to hear the whole thing but it will go on my gizmo ASAP and will be reviewed soon!

If it comes anywhere near the previous evening's show then it promises to be similarly spectacular and may very well convince many that, despite the sad loss of Jerry 15 years ago, Furthur are the REAL DEAL!

Furthurmore, this music is a living, breathing thing and begs and demands to be played and interpreted by sympathetic musicians for DECADES to come.

I'm all fahrklempt. Talk amongst yourselves.

P.S. Covering Floyd's "Time" is a similarly inspired concept!

They prove to be masters of "Time" as well as "Space!"

I don't think we're in Kansas anymore! :)
Reviewer: davidaron - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 24, 2010
Subject: Thanks Z-man
You Rock! This show surprised me. The sound here is excellent, especially considering its The Garden.
Reviewer: fremontbob - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 24, 2010
Subject: thank you
for sharing, they sound great, see you all at the NYE show in san pancho.....
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